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Understanding Complex PTSD

By Stephanie White, PsyD, PhD, LCSW, DCSW, BCD I have treated and diagnosed many clients with this PTSD and complex PTSD. As a result, I often get asked what this condition may present as and how to understand such symptoms. It is imperative to understand that this condition, which is really a stress syndrome, pervades […]

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If You Love and Accept Yourself in Life, Everything Will Flow

By Stephanie White, PsyD, PhD, LCSW, DCSW, BCD I often find that how we think and feel about ourselves can impact our emotional and physical health, and that impact has lasting effects on our psychological readiness. For example, do you ever notice how when you have thoughts such as, “I am not good enough, ”Nobody […]

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Understanding the Comprehensive Nature to Approving Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) in Order to Optimize Therapeutic Outcomes in Clinical Practice

By: Stephanie White, PsyD, PhD, LCSW. DCSW Several hypotheses have been raised to understand the relationship between emotional support animals and conditions, such as anxiety, depression, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder, and bipolar disorder, in which changes in emotional activity and neurovegetative patterns may be mitigated as a result of daily interactions with an emotional support […]

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US Service Animals – Hurricane Help

You may be looking for new animal-friendly housing after the storm. If you have been displaced by Harvey and need to keep your service dog with you while looking for new housing, we can help with vests and identification. […]

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